The Water Environment Federation (WEF) and the American Water Works Association (AWWA) joined together to speak with one voice on drinking water and wastewater issues. The 2011 Water Matters! Fly-In was attended by more than 160 people, from every U.S. state, representing a cross-section of the entire water community. To view a video clip from the event.
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WaStop aids in the prevention of outbreaks of E. coli in potable water
On Tuesday, June 23, 2015 it was discovered that drinking water in Everöd, Southern Sweden seemed to be polluted. The municipality immediately warned recipients to boil drinking water. The probable cause was thought to be contaminated stormwater that had seeped into the water treatment plant in Everöd leading to contamination of the potable water.The afternoon of September 1 saw the end of the boiling recommendation. The households in Everöd, Eastern Sönnarslöv and Huaröd had, at...
Drinking Water Contaminant Categories Discussed in New Video
Today, the IAQ Video Network and Cochrane & Associates announced the release of their latest educational video. Their newest production discusses various drinking water contaminant categories. “Access to clean water is a crucial ingredient for a healthy life,” said Paul Cochrane, President of Cochrane and Associates and the IAQ Video Network. “Unfortunately, not everyone has access to drinking water that is free of contaminants that could cause health concerns. This video discusses the...
Rainwater Into Perfectly Purified Drinking Water… Could This Really Be? Introducing The RainCatcher RainSafe
Turning rainwater into drinking water for your home is made possible with the RainCatcher RainSafe. Rainwater, groundwater or municipal water – whatever the original source, our new RainSafe units provide great tasting, perfectly purified water, using technology developed in co-operation with both the University of Exeter and Trinity College Dublin, and supported by the European Commission under its CIP Eco-innovation program. This is achieved by the RainSafe’s ability to treat, store and pressurise...
WesTech Engineering Employees Donate Water Purification for Haiti Victims
WesTech Engineering, Inc., (WesTech) an employee-owned, leading provider of municipal and industrial solutions for wastewater treatment, water reuse and clean drinking water based in Salt Lake City, Utah, is leading an initiative to help provide clean drinking water to Haitians that have been hard hit by hurricane Matthew. Spearheading the effort, WesTech employees funded the purchase of 130 portable Hydraid® BioSand water filters capable of converting contaminated water into safe drinking water. Each of the...
New York: World leaders call for action on water
The High Level Panel on Water, consisting of 11 sitting Heads of State and Government and one Special Adviser, today issued a Call to Action for a fundamental shift in the way the world looks at water.The Panel aims to mobilize effective action and advocate on financing and implementation to increase access to safe drinking water and adequate sanitation for all, and to improve the sustainable management of water and sanitation under Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 6, as well as to contribute to the achievement...